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Welcome to Alder Springs ...

Alder Springs is located in Marshall County<1>.


The location of Alder Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


A typical abbreviation for Alder Springs: Alder Spgs. (or less commonly used: Alder Spngs. or Alder Sprngs.)

Alder Springs is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alder Springs lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Alder Springs (for example, toward Menlo (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Alder Springs: (256) and (938)<4>

Communities Also Named Alder Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Alder Springs - they are located in California (2) and Tennessee (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alder Springs.

Communities near Alder Springs ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alder Springs.

  • Albertville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Boaz
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boaz
    • Boaz is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,706 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boaz <5>
  • Guntersville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntersville
    • Guntersville is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,676 people
    • Former names for Guntersville:
    • Gunter's Ferry
    • Gunter's Landing
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntersville <5>
  • Arab
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arab
    • Arab is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,406 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arab <5>
  • New Hope
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Crossville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Sardis City
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis City
    • Sardis City is located in Etowah County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,776 people
  • Fyffe
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fyffe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fyffe
    • Fyffe is located in DeKalb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,076 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fyffe <5>
  • Grant
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Geraldine
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alder Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alder Springs.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alder Springs. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alder Springs.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alder Springs. See our Newspapers Page for Alder Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alder Springs ...

Looking for more information about Alder Springs? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alder Springs, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alder Springs.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alder Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Marshall, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alder Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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